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president chiu: afternoon. welcome to the san francisco board of supervisors meeting for tuesday, july 31. please call the roll. >> president chiu, present, supervisor elsbernd, president, supervisor farrell, president. supervisor kim, absent.
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supervisor mar, present. supervisor olague become a present. supervisor wiener, president. you have a quorum. >president chiu: could you please join me in the pledge of allegiance. >> a pledge allegiance to the flag -- >president chiu: we have board meeting minutes from the june 26 and june 28 meetings. could i have a motion to approve? seconded by supervisor campos. without objection, this meeting minutes are proof. are there any communications? >> i have no communications. items one through 13 comprise the consent agenda. these items will be acted on by
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the roll-call vote. president chiu: would anyone like to sever these items? if we could take the role on items one through 13. >> on the consent agenda, supervisor avalos, aye, a supervisor campos, a aye. president chiu:, aye. supervisor chui, aye. supervisor cohen, aye. supervisor elsbernd, aye. supervisor farrell, aye. supervisor kim, aye. -- absent. supervisor mar, aye. supervisor olague become what aye. supervisor mark, aye. supervisor wiener, aye. president chiu: items 14 through 16. >> affirming the final environmental impact for the california pacific medical center's long-range development plan. item 15 is reversing the planning commission
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certification. 16 is a motion directing the preparation of findings. president chiu: given the information we received yesterday from planning and the questions raised at the july 17 er appeal, could i get a motion to appeal -- continue to november 20? seconded by supervisor 0 lobby. can we take that without objection? these items will continue to november 20. as i believe you know, i am pleased to report that cpmc sutter has agreed to engage a mediator as we move on discussions on their long range of development plan. supervisor avaloscampos: we look forward to negotiating good faith. this is a good step in the right direction. it is important that a mediator
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be selected as soon as possible and depending on the progress made, additional action may be needed at some point. my hope is the parties can proceed in an expeditious way. a mediator can be selected as soon as possible. thank you. president chiu: why don't we call item 17? the house has changed. roll call. >> supervisor avalos, aye, supervisor campos, aye. supervisor chiu, aye. supervisor chu, aye. supervisor elsbernd, aye. supervisor farrell, aye. -- supervisor kim, aye.
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supervisor mar, aye. supervisor olague, aye. supervisor winner, aye. president chiu: item 18. >> determining the transfer of an existing type 20 of sale beer and wine license to 101 4th street will serve the public convenience. >> this conforms the recommendations from the police department to the resolution, it is conforming the hours of operation. purely technical and i would ask if we could move those amendments. a motion to accept the amendments? president chiu: seconded by
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supervisor farrell. any objection? the edge -- the amendments are made. on the underlying item, supervisor kim. supervisor kim: i did ask for a continuance on this item two weeks ago. i appreciate the time the board granted me. we discussed the letter licence in the south of market neighborhood. i wanted to have a discussion with them in terms of how they would have a liquor, beer, and wine license. and they serve all ages. they provided me their security plan and the layout of where they will be selling their beer and wine and also in the liquor license you will see that they cannot sell beer in singles and a number of other things that will insure that the area can be family friendly environment. we did some outreach into the committee and we have positive
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feedback. target has done a number of community outreach meetings as well with the community to ensure they are able to provide a safe shopping and are meant that serves beer and wine but can do that in a way that respects the neighborhood and community saar will be supporting this today. thank you. -- so i will be supporting this today. thank you. supervisor olague: roll call vote. >> supervisor avalos, no, supervisor campos, no. supervisor elsbernd, aye, supervisor carol, aye. supervisor kim, aye. supervisor marc, no. supervisor olague be,, no.
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supervisor winner, n -- wiener, no. >> on item 19, supervisor avalos, aye. supervisor campos, aye. president chiu, aye. supervisor chu, aye. supervisor elsbernd, aye. supervisor farrell, aye. supervisor mark, aye. supervisor olague, aye. supervisor winner, aye. president chiu: item 20. >> reducing this where footage requirement for efficiency structures. supervisor wiener: thank you. this will legislation has
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undergone a winding path. it is a very positive piece of legislation that will help us increase our flexibility in creating housing to meet our diverse and pressing housing needs. specifically with respect to efficiency units for the 40% of san franciscans who live alone, some of whom may want specific housing. in continuing the discussions with president to -- chiu and supervisor kim. those discussions may be very fruitful. at this point i would like to move to continue this to september 24 to give us additional opportunity for those discussions. supervisor chui: is there a
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second? i want to thank supervisor wiener for that continuance of again have for their time to discuss this matter. any further discussion? can we take this continue -- to continue without objection? this will be continued to 24 september. item 21. >> a motion approving or rejecting the mayor's nomination of michael antonini to the planning commission, term ending july 212016. -- 21, 2016. supervisor kim: through his hard work and diligence and saving
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his pennies, he was able to put himself through school and has worked his way of from a working-class background into a professional field such as the industry. i still remain concerned about the lack of representation from the southeastern and western neighborhoods portion of san francisco on the commission but i do believe the commissioner is committed to working with not just my office but many of our offices and i also would believe that the commissioner has learned a very valuable lesson to this process not to take anyone or any issue for granted. i would venture to say the mayor's office has learned a little something in this process, will be voting for commissioner antonini. thanks president chiu:. -- thank you. president chiu: supervisor olague. supervisor olague: i hope this opens a dialogue with the
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mayor's office around other openings on other commissions. a recently submitted names for the board of appeals of underrepresented communities and also to the housing authority commission which has not seen a lot of changes in the number of years. i am hoping to see some reform, not just in terms of also perspective. to the extent that we can broaden the perspective on these commissions, the better off the city is. supervisor avalos: -- campos: it is not anything personal against commissioner antonini. supervisor: and supervisor olague talked about the positive attributes that he has and as an immigrant myself, i certainly appreciate the experience he has
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had as the sum of -- son of immigrants. when it comes to making these decisions, how someone approaches specific issues and their perspective on those issues is relevant. i do not take anything away from the fact that we have a commissioner who is hard- working, who takes the job very seriously. from my perspective in terms of making policy on the planning issues that are facing the city, that is simply not sufficient. there are many people who i think our hard-working, whose political views, however, i do not share and would not want to see in certain positions. if you look at the presidential race, i do not think that mitt romney is not a hard-working individual. i think he is but i still do not think he should be president of the united states. in this case i believe that even though commissioner anthony bring something to the table, i respectfully disagree in terms of his approach with a number of these issues.
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one of the most impact will meetings that i had as a young attorney was meeting the personable and very smart and hard-working justice antonin scalia who was one of the most impressive people i have met. there is no doubt in my mind that he takes his job very seriously as a member of the u.s. supreme court. that still does not mean i would support justice antonin scalia aon the supreme court. the approach does matter and that is why i believe voting against -- nothing against commissioner antonini, i think he has a different perspective. thank you. president chiu: if i could remind folks that we do have a board rule against expressing a pause or opposition to statements, to keep the conversation flowing more expeditiously. supervisor wiener. supervisor wiener: i will be
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supporting this nomination. i think that he has been a superb commissioner and i do not agree with him on everything. there have been times when we have disagreed and as with other commissioners, for example cindy wu, i supported and do not agree with. but four commissioners weren't to work hard and who are committed to the city. i do respect every supervisor's broc if to vote against the commissioner with whom they have policy disagreements. i do not think that is inappropriate. every supervisor has to decide for himself or herself what criteria they use and policy views are a legitimate consideration. i think that comparing the situation in any way, shape or form to mitt romney or antonini
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-- and to attend school in an -- and to then scalia -- antonin scalini is not accurate. president chiu: roll-call vote, please. >> you have to make a motion. supervisor campos: -- kim: usually we do make an amendment and in this case we could not come to an agreement but we wanted to bring this to the full board. supervisor elsbernd has made the
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motion. second ed -- seconded by supervisor chu. supervisor avalos, no. supervisor campos, no. president chiu, no. supervisor cohen, aye. supervisor elsbernd, aye. supervisor farrell, aye. supervisor kim, no. supervisor olague, aye. supervisor wiener, aye. president chiu: this passes. and a roll-call vote. >> riser avalos, -- supervisor avalos. president chiu: we just amended
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the motion to approve the nomination. should this be approved? >> supervisor avalos, no,. supervisor chiyu, no. supervisor chu, no. supervisor elsbernd, no. supervisor kim, no. >> supervisor olague, aye. supervisor wiener, aye. president chiu: item 22. >>supervisor mar: i am asking fr your support of legislation that would help parents and the
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parent teacher association and parent teacher organizations. i especially want to thank mayor lee and his staff but also my colleagues on the board including supervisor scott wiener, david chiu, carmen chu, christina olague, john avalos, jane kim, and malia cohen for cosponsoring the legislation. i am grateful for the work of debbie city attorney jane alexander and from the treasurer tax collector's office for helping us draft this ordinance and finally to treasurer jose cisneros for his incredible work as well. and pta's and pto's hold
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events to raise supplemental revenue. the san francisco business and tax regulations code requires these events be taxed at a rate of 25%. this creates a burden on the volunteer grassroots organization who are staging events for the sole benefit of san francisco schools. and by amending the role in allows volunteer parent organizations to reap the full benefit of their efforts in the schools to better meet the needs of their students. i urge your support and thank all those involved. supervisor kim: thank you. i wanted to thank supervisor mar and their office. it is important that we helped our families and pt's that are of working to raise money for our classrooms and schools, given the three decades of cuts that our public education has seen. this has been an issue that is important to many of us and i
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appreciate supervisor mar's leadership role in making this happen but also ensuring there are some parameters that in terms of what type of -- with the fund-raising dollar goes to, ensuring that goes back to our schools and also putting some parameters on how much they earned. this is incredibly important. as schools look to see how they can generate revenue beyond the city, beyond other avenues that we're able to allow them to creatively find ways to use the one thing that the school district has too much of which is property to generate revenue for our classrooms. i wanted to thank supervisor earmark's efforts on this and look forward to supporting this ha. -- this. ha ha supervisor campos, aye. supervisor chu, aye.
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supervisor elsbernd, aye. supervisor farrell, aye. supervisor kim aye. supervisor mar, aye. supervisor olague, aye. supervisor wiener, aye. there are 11 aye's. item 23. >> approving the international terminal equipment maintenance and operating agreement between the san francisco terminal equipment company and the city not -- in an amount not to exceed $18 million. president chiu: can we take this same house, same call? this is approved. >>president chiu: same house, se call? this resolution is adopted. >> a resolution authorizing the department of the environment to retroactively accept and expend
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the active -- the act to support greenhouse sf. president chiu: same house, same call? this is adopted. >>president chiu: same house, se call? this resolution is adopted. >> authorizing to july 20 to one, 2012 to extend the sublease for the human services agency. president chiu: same house, same call? this resolution is adopted. >> approving a declaration of our emergency construction contract in an amount not to exceed $115,000 to address a rockslide near south fork. president chiu: same house, same call? this item is adopted. >> authorizing the director of public health and the office of
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contract a administrator -- administration purchaser to provide provider payment services for the health the san francisco program, july 21, 2012. for an amount of $39.40 million. president chiu: same house, same call? this resolution is adopted. >> theincreasing the total not o exceed the amount of the agreement to approximately $33 million. president chiu: same house, same call? this resolution is adopted. >> retroactively approving the contract between the treasure island authority to extend the term through 2013 not to exceed approximately $2 million. president chiu: same house, same call? this resolution is adopted. >> approving an amendment to the
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refuse collection between the treasure island authority and golden gate to extend the term and it just the collection fee for refuse collection services at tressler island -- treasure island. item 33, authorizing the public defender's office to accept and expend a grant of approximately one header 17.8000 for the purpose of the implementing local juvenile justice accountability through the block grant. authorizing the issuance and delivery of multifamily housing revenue note in the amount not to exceed $20 million for the purpose of providing financing for residential rental projects. located at 140 kashmir street. president chiu: same house, same call? this resolution is adopted. >> approving the contract mod
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between the city and tenderloin and click to provide housing. in addition of the mayfair hotel. in an amount of $91 million. president chiu: same house, same call? this resolution is adopted. >> authorizing the department of public health to accept and expend a grant for 5 harter 45,000 to participate in a program entitled interim -- implementing new directions in hiv. president chiu: same house, same call? this resolution is adopted. next item. >> authorizing the department of public health to retroactively accept and expend a grant in two ordered $98,000 to participate in a program entitled, addressing some dexter program collaboration and services integration. president chiu: without
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objection, same house, same call? this resolution is adopted. >> from the budget and finance subcommittee without recommendation. authorizing the arts commission to retroactively accept and expend a grant in the amount of 3 under thousand dollars from archstone. supervisor kim: we sent this out of the subcommittee without recommendation in order to get more information from the department. i think perhaps the department might have misspoken and said that $100,000 would go to a minister of expenses. they have clarified only $60,000 is going toward the administrative overhead of managing the grant. it is still perhaps a lot but within the reasons of -- they have a piece of legislation that guides that. the rest is to run the rfp process. it is with and compliance with their rules and so i would suggest or urge everybody here
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to support item 38. thank you. president chiu: do you want to do this item same house, same call? without objection, this resolution is adopted. >> amending the administrative campaign and government to conduct code regarding allegations of landlord and small business tenants for disability access improvements. president chiu: each of you are where we have had a tremendous rate of lawsuits against local small-business owners related to our ada laws. we have seen thousands of these lawsuits in san francisco. there have been hundreds of these lawsuits. a number of our colleagues and others have been focused on what we can do to move this forward. i want to thank the land use committee for their support as well as the different stakeholders that have worked for my office including the small business commission and
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small-business advocates cannot advocate from the disabled community and advocates for commercial landlords as well as [unintelligible] this ordinance does five things. it requires our city to give priority to building permits for work to bring space into compliance with access laws. it requires commercial landlords to bring restrooms, ground floor entrances and exits into compliance with various disability access laws or to disclose to tenants the property may not currently meet the applicable accessibility standards. this legislation inform small business tenants and leases the may be legally and financially liable for failing to comply with laws and to offer tenants copies of access information notices. fourth, the legislation requires new in -- in new or amended leases obligations amended leases obligations between business tenants and


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